Category Archives: Ghana (2014) – Professional Fellow Placement (EWB)

So… did you actually use that huge bag of stuff you brought?

Before I left for Ghana I read an amazing blog about what I would and would not need in Ghana.  However, I found that living in Accra (a large capital city) had different needs than I anticipated… so I thought … Continue reading

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Leaving Ghana… Bittersweet

I have many draft posts that I meant to put on my blog but never finished.  So here’s one I wrote before leaving Ghana, let’s see how true I still think it is.  I wrote the top 5 things I’ll … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2014! I wonder what 2015 has in store?

A few weeks ago, WordPress sent me an email about my last year… just like facebook does with the photos, except this one was about my blog.  I didn’t think it would very interesting, but I was wrong.  I’m so … Continue reading

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“So, how was Africa?” – A letter to friends, family, and supporters of a short-term overseas volunteer

Hey everyone, I am now officially back from Ghana, and sitting in the living room of my apartment with Steve in Ottawa.  It’s hard to believe that I’m actually back here and that it’s been 5 months since I left. … Continue reading

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Chilling by the Coast

It’s hard to believe the time is coming to and end, but I wanted to make the most of my time here by seeing as many different parts of the country as I could.  Thankfully, my friend Yazan (who was … Continue reading

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Fall Retreat

This year the FIDAP was held at Lake Bosumtwe, which is near Kumasi in the Ashanti Region. There were EWBers from all of the ventures in Ghana, and it was a really great chance to see people I hadn’t seen … Continue reading

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Religion Everywhere

Religion is not something I think about a lot in Canada. For the most part, there is a separation of church and state, and most Canadians are too polite (and afraid of confrontation) to really bring it up in polite … Continue reading

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